Nigel Jeremy BSc, MIPD, ACIB has led the L&D and recruitment functions for companies including HBOS, Vodafone and EasyJet. In 2009, he moved to the lead the Learning, Recruitment and Organisation Development functions for Marks and Spencer plc. operating across 55 countries. During this time, M&S was voted most admired company for Attracting, Developing and Retaining Talent in 2012 (Management Today Awards)
In 2014, Jeremy joined British Airways as their Chief Learning Officer responsible for all learning and development activity across this global business and iconic UK brand. British Airways employs over 40,000 people across 75 countries servicing the travel needs of some 40 million customers every year. BA was named by the Centre for Brand Analysis as the number 1 Consumer Superbrand of 2014 and 2015, securing the top position against 1,500 other brands vying for the prestigious title and is the first airline to have received the award.
His expertise spans all aspects of HR with a particular focus on Leadership, Management and executive development and the creation of employee centric culture. With deep expertise and an impressive track record in creating Talent and Performance cultures, Jeremy’s presentations always find a way to make the complex issues of leadership and management psychology simple and practical in terms of deployment. You can expect a conversational, humorous style with plenty of hints and tips, “how to’s” and lessons learned from his various experiences across many sectors.
Jeremy gained his BSc at the University of Manchester with First Class Honours, he is an Associate of the Institute of Financial Services, a Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, holds level B status with the British Psychological Society and is a licensed Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming
His first book, The Ten Management PEPs (Plain English Principles for Being a Great People Manager) was published in 2006 and has sold to a worldwide audience. Jeremy has developed a growing international reputation as a conference speaker in his fields of expertise.
"We were very happy with how everything went with Nigel. He positioned his content and style of delivery just right for our level of audience and had the right balance of being conversational, humorous yet professional. I was really happy with the strength of the content and the feedback was all very positive from our audience. Please pass on our thanks to Nigel for his contribution to making our event a success." - Manpower Group